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PHP Specialist

Video Description

PHP is the stepping stone to your first professional development gigs

Fact:PHP is the most popular back end language on the web.

Companies like Facebook and Tumblr use PHP as their primary back end coding language. It's in universal demands, and, as a new developer you're expected to know you're way around the front end and the back end. That's where PHP comes in.

There was a time when a web developer could get away with knowing just HTML and some Javascript-- but now as employers are looking for more value, you have to know more. PHP lets you access an entire world of backend databases, like mySQL which is introduced in this course.

FACT:With PHP knowledge you'll be able to complete more advanced projects and be more employable.

People ask all the time: What's the best past to becoming a professional developer?

People going in to web development need two types of technical knowledge. First, they need to know how to manipulate content in a browser. That's where HTML5 and Javascript come in. But they also need to be able to interact with backend systems-- like eCommerce systems, databases and content management systems.

Using PHP you can:

  • Create systems by which data can be stored and retrieved in a database
  • Interact with eCommerce systems facilitating sales, credit card processing and shipping all over the world
  • Create complex content and customer management systems customized for industry use.
  • Create plugins and customizations for the most the most popular content management systems in the world-- Wordpress, Drupal and Joomla (all of which are written in PHP!)

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1: Your First Lines of PHP
    1. Quick start: Your FIrst PHP Script 00:05:33
    2. Setting Up Your Web Server 00:06:48
    3. Intergrating HTML and PHP 00:05:26
    4. Calling PHP Pages from HTML 00:02:32
  2. Chapter 2:Echo And Print
    1. Echo and Print 00:00:38
    2. Echo and Print Text 00:03:33
    3. Echo and Print; Numbers and Expressions 00:04:58
    4. Echo and Print with HTML Code 00:03:47
  3. Chapter 3: Constants and Variables
    1. Constants and Variables 00:00:51
    2. Constants 00:03:28
    3. Declaring and Initializing PHP Variables 00:02:58
    4. PHP Variable Types 00:05:07
  4. Chapter 4: PHP Operators
    1. PHP Operators 00:00:50
    2. Arithmetic Operators 00:05:18
    3. Comparison Operators 00:04:27
    4. Logical Operators 00:03:00
    5. Assignment Operators 00:03:27
  5. Chapter 5: Conditionals in PHP
    1. Conditionals in PHP 00:00:44
    2. Basic If Statements 00:02:56
    3. If...Else 00:03:13
    4. Else...IF 00:03:28
    5. Switch Statements 00:03:47
  6. Chapter 6: Loops
    1. Loops in PHP 00:00:50
    2. While Loops 00:04:17
    3. Do...While Loops 00:02:53
    4. For Loops 00:03:35
  7. Chapter 7: File Inclusion
    1. File Inclusion 00:00:42
    2. Include 00:02:51
    3. Require 00:01:58
  8. Chapter 8: Arrays
    1. Arrays 00:00:50
    2. Simple Arrays 00:05:57
    3. For.... Each Through an Array 00:03:36
    4. Associative Arrays 00:04:43
    5. Multidimensional Arrays 00:04:15
    6. SuperGlobal Arrays 00:04:32
  9. Chapter 9: PHP Strings
    1. PHP Strings 00:00:46
    2. strlen(), strpos(), str_word_count() 00:03:28
    3. str_getcsv(), addlsashes(), stripslashes() 00:03:27
    4. implode() and explode() 00:03:08
    5. Hashes and Encrpytion 00:02:08
  10. Chapter 10: Functions in PHP
    1. Functions in PHP 00:00:44
    2. Simple Functions 00:02:28
    3. Function Arguments 00:03:42
    4. Return Values 00:04:05
  11. Chapter 11: File I/0 with PHP
    1. File I/0 with PHP 00:00:55
    2. Writing Files to the Server 00:06:33
    3. Reading Files from a server 00:05:08
    4. Writing CSV Files 00:04:33
    5. Reading CSV Fiiles 00:09:14
  12. Chapter 12: Working with Cookies
    1. Setting Cookies 00:02:27
    2. Working with Cookies 00:00:49
    3. Reading Cookies 00:02:52
    4. Deleting Cookies 00:02:07
  13. Chapter 13: Working with Session Variables
    1. Beginning a Session 00:00:49
    2. Beginning a Session 00:01:31
    3. Passing Session Variables 00:01:19
    4. Ending a Session 00:02:02
  14. Chapter 14: Sending Email with PHP
    1. Sending Email with PHP 00:00:47
    2. Sending Plain Text Email 00:02:39
    3. Sending HTML Email 00:03:34
  15. Chapter 15: Working with mySQL database
    1. Working with a mySQL database 00:01:00
    2. Connecting to a mySQL database 00:06:52
    3. Making a simple database Query 00:06:25
    4. Saving Data to a Database 00:05:28
    5. Editing Data in the Database 00:05:29
    6. Deleting Data on your Database 00:04:49